List of Free Shooters

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May 22, 2008

List of Free Shooters by Mars at 12:46 PM (20,586 Views / 0 Likes) 94 replies

  1. Mars
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    I have decided to compile a list of noteworthy free FPSes. All of the following games are multiplayer only. I know I probably missed some, so please help me add to this list.
    All of the games have fairly low system requirements. I have not tried all the listed games, and thus my descriptions may seem a bit lacking.
    The screenshot link and the spoiler the image under spoiler tags are the same.


    <a href="http://urbanterror.net" target="_blank">Urban Terror</a>:Originally a mod of Quake III Arena, UT is now a standalone game. Its gameplay is comparable to Counter-Strike
    <a href="http://www.redwoods.net/images/urbanterror_ingame.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot Link</a>
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0irPKekjzuA" target="_blank">Video</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://warrock.gamersfirst.com/index.php" target="_blank">War Rock:</a> An FPS akin to Battlefield (or at least in my eyes). Features many vehicles. Free to play, but some items require money.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUBdg7pT5Lk" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://www.mmoginfo.com/imagenes/foto_war_rock.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.gunzonline.com/" target="_blank">Gunz: The Duel</a>: Not exactly an FPS (it's a third person shooter), but I though I'd include it anyway. Non-traditional shooter, but very fun
    nontheless. Has some RPG elements as well, like leveling up. I'd recommend you try the north american version, as it has more game modes. Very large user base, with a few thousand on at any given time.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jV8a0JUlfnw" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h146/Odinius/gunz_gross01.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!


    <a href="http://www.joinfear.com/main" target="_blank">F.E.A.R. Combat:</a> This is the multiplayer portion of the commercial FPS Fear.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmOhqsbqs6I" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://xubanu.files.wordpress.com/2006/08/fear_big.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.ijji.com" target="_blank">Soldier Front:</a> Tactical shooter available on ijji website.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSsl5gAsJ4g" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://www.gameogre.com/reviewdirectory/upload/Soldier%20Front.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.nexuiz.com/" target="_blank">Nexuiz:</a> Quake-style shooter. Very fast paced arcade-like shooter.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E5kRPp9m3E" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://shazbot.blogsome.com/wp-admin/images/nexuizDNAQualDetails.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.warsow.net/?page=home" target="_blank">Warsow:</a> Extremely fast-paced FPS with cel-shaded graphics.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iB72-rCnuwk" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://www.gameogre.com/reviewdirectory/upload/Warsow.jpg" target="_blank">Screen</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.planetwolfenstein.com/features/articles/pw_faq_et.shtml" target="_blank">Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory:</a> War based FPS, highly polished. Fairly large community.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIeH7h0HTlk" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://i.d.com.com/i/dl/media/dlimage/59/13/5913_large.jpeg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>

    <a href="http://www.americasarmy.com/" target="_blank">America's Army:</a> Tactical FPS sponsored by the US military.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6SVueaI-cM" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/americas-army-3.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://doa.cube-asia.com/" target="_blank">Dispatch of Army:</a> FPS similar to Counter-Strike. A bit unstable.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MK6zmMPBOyw&feature=related" target="_blank">Video</a>
    <a href="http://www.gameogre.com/reviewdirectory/upload/Dispatch%20of%20Army.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://softnyx.net" target="_blank">Wolfteam:</a> FPS that allows you to transform into wolves.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgtRAH7YRms" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://image2.sina.com.cn/gm/o/n/2007-04-05/U734P115T9D193201F167DT20070405163835_c.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://red.planetarena.org/" target="_blank">Alien Arena</a> Fast-paced, arcade-like, futuristic FPS
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMz1TAuG3Qk" target="_blank">Video Linkage</a>
    <a href="http://www.winsoftware.de/screenshots/big/alienarenaue.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.worldofpadman.com/" target="_blank">World of Padman:</a> Colorful FPS that is a modification of Quake 3 Arena. Features very unique gameplay.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ckfvUkiyR0" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://www.g4g.it/phpnews/images/world_of_padman_01.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>

    <a href="http://www.airrivals.net/" target="_blank">AirRivals:</a> Formerly known as Space Cowboy, AirRivals an air combat game.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_CWwMD8xHk" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://static3.filefront.com/images/ycwwernmyf.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www1.rasterwerks.com/game/phosphor/beta1.asp" target="_blank">Phosphor:</a> Browser-based FPS. Contains just one map and has a small user base, but very impressive nonetheless (for a browser-based game).
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ifrauvn_Fb0" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://techgurls.blorc.com/wp-content/phosphor.png" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.quakeone.com/freequake/en.html" target="_blank">FreeQuake:</a> Just like the title suggests, this is free quake. This is a multiplayer-compatible shareware version.
    <a href="http://www.quakeone.com/q1files/img/multiplayer.gif" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>

    <a href="http://www.rising-eagle.com/" target="_blank">Rising Eagle:</a> Futuristic FPS that is graphically intensive, so system requirements are rather high, compared to the other listed games. Currently in open beta.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko7WcHPr8JM" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://www.g4g.it/g4g/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/rise_eagle_demo_01.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://sauerbraten.org/" target="_blank">Sauerbraten/Cube:</a> Mutiplayer as well as single player FPS. Maps are customizable, as it has a built-in map editor.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WPLKFI_ilE" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://www.g4g.it/g4g/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/sauerbraten_530.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://assault.cubers.net/" target="_blank">Assaultcube:</a> Based off the cube engine, Assaultcube offers multiplayer gameplay in a more realistic environment. Very small download, only around 19 MB.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45X5F_u_JNU" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://assault.cubers.net/pics/ingame_screens/ac_shot_23.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.s2games.com/savage/" target="_blank">Savage: Battle for Newerth:</a> Fantasy-themed RTS and FPS hybrid.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqfS5vJ0P14" target="_blank">Video </a>
    <a href="http://static4.filefront.com/images/etervkgjxn.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.theprodukkt.com/kkrieger" target="_blank">.kkrieger:</a> Single-player only FPS that is a technological breathrough, as it just 96KB. Single-player only.
    <a href="http://kk.kema.at/files/gfx/full5.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VqzjafwCNA" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://tremulous.net/" target="_blank">Tremelous:</a> Another Sci-Fi themed FPS. Named 2006 "Player's Choice Standalone of the Year" award by Mod DB, and recieved over a million downloads.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqdoRo5ndgI" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    <a href="http://www.marcofolio.net/images/stories/fun/games/fps/tremulous_screen3.png" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.openarena.ws" target="_blank">OpenArena</a> Based off the ioquake3 engine, OpenArena is yet another game that shares similar gameplay to Quake III Arena, with the same core gameplay.
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4o_ovlM5g8&feature=related" target="_blank">Video Link</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <b>Upcoming Games:</b>

    <a href="http://www.battlefield-heroes.com/" target="_blank">Battlefield Heroes:</a> Schedules to be released this summer, Battlefield Heroes is a free, ad-supported shooter from the Battlefield team with a cartoony graphic style comparable to Team Fortress 2.
    <a href="http://www.battlefield-heroes.com/videos/release-announcement" target="_blank">Introduction Video</a>
    <a href="http://www.battlefield-heroes.com/images/introshots/small/scene3.jpg" target="_blank">Screenshot</a>
    Warning: Spoilers inside!


    <a href="http://www.quakelive.com" target="_blank">Quake Live:</a> Developed by id Software, Quake Live will be ad-supported version Quake III Arena playable via web browser. No release date annouced.
    No video available
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     


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    All require a beefy computer to run?
     
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    Not at all, with the exception of F.E.A.R., all games listed have minimal system requirements (or at least by my standards).
     
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    I'm going to try Warsow.

    Thanks for taking the time to compile this list.
     
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    Thank you so much. I love shooters. [​IMG]
     
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    Just finished uploading screenshot links. Glad to help [​IMG].

    Thanks for the suggestion, but this thread is intended to list released shooters.

    EDIT: Nevermind, I added a section for upcoming shooters [​IMG].

    EDIT 2: Added Phosphor to the list.
     
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    Damn.

    Thought this was going to be a really cool shmup thread.
     
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    Dam it, i got my ass handed to myself in Warsow. It is to fast paced for my liking.

    >_
     
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    Yeah, that's what I thought too. And there's no List of free SHMUPS on Wikipedia either. [​IMG]
     
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    Heh, I guess the title is bit misleading.

    Also, I'll add the game you suggested.

    EDIT: matriculated I'll make sure to add some of those games later.
     
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    battlefeild heroes looks awesome!
     
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    you could add Rising eagle [​IMG]
    thank you,.
     
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    Tnx alot !
     
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    Done!

    Also adding some of the games that were mentioned in the wikipedia page matriculated suggested.
     
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    Aargh I pressed the quote button instead of the edit again. Sorry.
     
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    Nice List.Tried most of tehm out and they are pretty nice~ [​IMG] ~
     
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    Yeah nice job dude!!
    im sure it will help alot of ppl.
    maybe we should make it stickey? what da ya think?
     

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